Breaking free from legacy constraints in a cloud world

In the world of on-premise delivery, services are constrained to stop people from damaging the service for everyone else. A great example of this is storage quotas that stop people from having an email mailbox or file larger than a certain size. Likely, when the technical infrastructure was being procured for the on-premise service, someone looked at the costs and said […]

The big cloud is making big bucks

There’s money to be made in the cloud. Smaller companies may have trouble realizing revenue from their cloud offerings, but for billion-dollar businesses, the cloud can be very, very profitable. Let’s look at some examples. Do you know what Amazon‘s profits would look like without Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Actually, that’s a trick question. Amazon […]

Why some cloud vendors are shifting to the managed cloud

When it comes to cloud market share, Amazon Web Services (AWS) (surprise!) leads the pack with 40%, according to Synergy Research’s February 2017 cloud market share report. It’s followed also to no great surprise by Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and the IBM Cloud. At the same time, the smaller cloud services providers’ (CSP) market share is […]

These 4 factors should guide your SaaS implementation

IDC  predicts  that in 2017, 25 percent of Software as a Service (SaaS) implementation projects won’t meet cost-savings goals, while 12.5 percent won’t meet key business goals. With more than $37 billion expected to be spent globally on SaaS in 2016 and even more expected in 2017, the cost of failure is staggering. For startups with a limited […]

The 4 critical pillars of secure cloud adoption

Cloud security considerations CSC Blogs

Cloud Computing is now mainstream – but are you ready? You can’t ignore the relentless march to everything in the cloud with cloud adoption truly moving into mainstream these days. Organisations in almost every country and industry now acknowledge the value that the cloud has to offer and are embracing the use of cloud services. […]

The benefits of integrating Agility Platform and ServiceNow

IoT skills DXC Blogs

There are constant news articles on Public and Private Cloud. There are also targeted articles around ITIL and ITSM. While I run across news articles and some products from time to time, you don’t really see the two topics discussed together from a full lifecycle standpoint (Service Offering idea, Service Definition, code, Build, Test, Deploy, automated provisioning, etc). Think […]